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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA. TO BE MINISTER OF TELEPHONES And Municipal Commissioner-Probable Portfolios Held By Member For Lethbridge City newspaper men are not authorities on lines of finance, but Mr. Buchanan succeeded in making more mo- ney out of a daily newspaper during the past two years than any other man in the province, should'be emin- ently qualified to dig up provincial surpluses at short notice whenever the occasion requires. BUSINESS SITE IS SOLD AGAIN SCALPED TICKETS FOR BRYAN LECTURE Edmonton, Oct. 20.-The resigna- tion of Hon. Wm. T. Finlay, of Med- icine Hat, as Minister of Agriculture and Provincial Secretary, his perman ent retirement on account" of ill health, from public life'; the appoint- ment of Duncan Marshall, M.P.P. for Olds, of the Olds Gazette, as his suc- cessor, and the. addition to the cab- inet, of Messrs.-W. A: Buchanan, M. p.p. for Lethbridge, of the Leth- bridge Herald, and P. E. Lessard, of Edmonton, M.P.P. for Pakan, as Ministers without portfolio, are sen- sational developments from a meet- of the Provincial Cabinet held last evening. Official announcement of Cabinet reorganization will undoubtedly be made today confirming rumors .that had been abroad fox several days. Mr, Finlay, so' it is sai-d, tendered his resignation to Premier Rutherford: yesttiday afternoon, and, at a- meeting the Cabinet held last 'evening, his resignation was accepted, the appoint ment of his. successor and the addi- tions to the cabinet decided-upon. As a result of.'the cabinet shuffle, three members of the local house, who for tae first writing M.P.P. af- ter-their names, having, been elected last March under the redistribution of constituencies, accomplished last session, will sit in attendance at their first session of legislature as cabinet ministers. "-Today all three of the newly appointed cabinet min- isters are in the city and will prob- "ao-iy' sworn in at the government offices before evening or tomorrow morning. -The government of-the provihee _pf Alberta has 'followed the example of older sister, provinces in selecting its cabinet ministers from the newspaper profession. Two of the new appointees, Duncan Marshall afrd-W. A. Buchanan have been news- paper workers -practically their lives, -.both in 'Ontario-aril since com- ing L. Duncan .Marshall, ran a weekly in .Prince be- 4 5 fore coming to Alberta, and for. two" Bank ot'England today reach- Another large real estate'deal was consummated., .today ..whereby, the Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co., Ltd. sold 'to a Calgary capitalist the pro- perty known as the old Bentley cor- W. C. and A. E. Ives pur- chased a few weeks ago. .The .price 'realized is said to be in the neighbor- hood of The property is on the southwest corner of Burdett and Redpath streets, and a very desirable business site. SCHOOL TEACHERS "AT HOME" THIS EVENING The teachers of the Lethbridge pub- lic schools are At Home in the audi- torium .of the Central.; School, with the teachers of the Southern Al- OF SPAIN RESIGNS As Result Of Feeling Over the Death Of Ferrer Madrid, Oct. Spanish Cab- inet headed by. Premier.Maura, re- signed this afternoon. The cabinet which resigned today was. formed; Jaituary 15, 1907. The ca- SMASH-UP ON THE G. I P. Edmonton, Oct. bad smash- up occurred on the G.T.P. line seven miles cast of the Clover Bar bridge yesterday morning at 10 o'clock. A the line, the engine pushing the ca- boose, and a train of gravel cars gravel train was proceeding west on ahead of- it. A cow happened to cross the tracks and was struck by the caboose. The animal passed be- neath the car which derailed and toppled over into the ditch. Half a dozen gravel cars were piled up on top of it. The conductor, who had leaped from the-caboose to the bank, was struck by a car and severely in- juu-ti. HON. W. J. BRYAN TO CANADIANS Canada the Only Place Where Ameri- can? Will Young Man's Country eachers' Association as their binet was Conservative and succeeded The teachers will be pleased in power the fall, of'no less than five Sorr.e Ssid as High as Three Y. M. C. Tried to Stop It Some tickets for the Bryan lecture last night has been re- ported. It is said that some tickets sold as. high as each. The Young Men's Club who managed.the lecture i took every, possible precaution Jto j' avoid this and yesterday put a stop to one scheme to .hold up "the peo- ple in this way. The buying up of blocks of tickets by young 'who ought to have a sympathetic inter- est in the Y. M. C... for'speculation purposes is much regretted' by the Y. M. G. and the people generally. visitinj berta guests. .to r have all possible of the people of Lethbridge attend the At Home and assist in giving the visitors a good .time. -Harper's orchestra will be in attendance. An interesting program Maura, leader of the Conserva- Driven. Liberal ministers eighteen months in the proceeding The religious is- sues had teen. .Me "root of the dissen- sions and to power of.Sen- AVilliam Jennings Bryan, the peer- less orator of the United States, the man with the big optimism has visited our city and taken it by storm. The citizens -of Lethbridge anr in- debted to the Y. M. C. for an oppor- tunity not placed within the reach of the ordinary man. To hear William Jennings Bryan talk as he j talked at the Canadian Club luncheon EARL GREY LEAVES WINNIPEG j ana later in Knox church was an in- Winnipeg, .Oct. Grey, gov- ernor general of Canada terminated his visit in Winnipeg tonight and left spiration the result of which is last- j SUggested themselves and had to ing and genuine. At the conclusion of the substau- for Fort William where he is to ad- tial supper provided by the Epwordi Lppropriate. who had been accepted by the lady of his choice, and exclaimed: "Oh Lord, I hain't got nothiaj again no- Lord, I hain't 'got agin no- He- was prepared to take ia the whole world in his sympathies to rejoice in the universal good of mankind. Lots of Speeches- He remarked that it was rather difficult to make a speech oh an occa- sion of this kind where so'many: topics be discarded. An address 011 "The Pi- would fit in well here as most dress the Canadian Club tomorrow. He will be joined by the Countess Grev tomorrow and then proceed to KING PRESSES THE BUTTON To Open Institute In Mont- real Three Thousand FOOT BADLY HURT Virden, Man., Oct. Mather MllCS A WHY a southwest of here, while J starting his threshing gasoline engine today, put a foot on the wheel to help. It got .caught' and -badly brok-; Montreal, Oct. Edward en. He was taken to the Virden hos-i tomorrow-will touch a telegraph key pital for medical j ia West-. Dean Park, England, and j open the.Royal Edward-Tuberculosis institute in this city. i ti-ves, and who ha-d before held the j Ottawa. premiership, was regarded as a sweep i fng victory for the clericals and one likely to arouse a _ revolutionary spi-; lit. This proved to be the case. The opposition -finally -united in opposi- tion to the government's conduct and ,6f: 'the war in Moroc- co. The stern measures taken to put down the recent anti-war demonstra- tions in Spain tended to inflame op- positioa and therex-ecution of .Ferrer followed by popular, demonstration of disapproval matters to a cricis. When parliament.reopened-the ..Liberals, Republicans and Socialists bitterly assailed the government but it-he cabinet showed a nisposition to fight for its life Then came the re- i ported scene between King Alfonso and Premier when His Majes- PAY EXPENSES TO CONVENTION Chairman Fleetwood Makes Popular Suggestion At Convention The convention Of the Southern .'.Al- to reproached berta teachers' opened this in the auditorium of the morning Central DISCOUNT At: HIGHER PRICE opportunity to exiercise the Royal London, Oct. Greatest interest j prerogative in. 'a' ;r pardon for Ferrer. being taken here in the opening of the There -was a viotent scene in the .jT-ubercolosis- institute at. Montreal to- Chamber of Deputies yesterday when by the King. Papers devote j tne opposition headed by Sehdr Mor- considerable space to -the description [ety- Prendergast, the former premier, of the method whereby the opening be, Oct. the Bank of p.OOO England -today raised hseryes" editorially: ;OT. The Standard ob- "We must be cer- years. ]has been connected with the Edmonton Bulletin, before taking over the Olds Gazette, his present charge. It is "confidently believed Buchanan has been taken into -the Cabinet, when construe- tive legislation providing the General Municipal Act has been passed, he will be offered portfolio of municipal and telephone -minister and the- minimum rate of'discount --tain that His Majesty, when he press es the: button, 'twill the.., .per- formance' not merely as" a curious dis- play of ingenuity anfl electrical: en- gineering, but as a symbol of close union of :-the. ed its minimum, rate of discount ano- ther full point'to 5 per cent., .the highest it has stood since the Amer- ican flurry of 1907. This is the third consecutive week that the governors of the Bank have considered it neces- sary to strengthen the barriers: ag- ainst a further leakage of gold re- serves. The international monetary position shows no material improve- that .these departments have ment Quring the-past week-and the been'more thoroughly established af- ter legislature, Mr: preside .over them-" Buchanan will .'The -Telephone bank's which is now MURDERS AT KANSAS CITY 'Kansas City, Kan., -Oct. Alonzo Van Rover, his' wife and a sister-in- la-wr. Miss Rosa MeMahojn, -were slain yest-erday artd the -Van Royer home loo-ted. The women were found dead ia the kitchen Of their home. The po- eier, min- istry would, not resign under threats, 'as such an. act .would be cowardly.. -It was then- believed Senor Moret was idetermined to unhorse Premier'' Liberals as distinguished -from the Republicans andy not desire to as- sume power, as under circumstanc es they'would then become respons- ible for the expenditure involved in the war in-Morocco. department is at present incorporat- ed in-the .-department of Public Works C. A. Magrath Approves 'Oct. know of no better 'mannfor the position, and I am'., glad to ;hear the news. Mr; Bu- chanan is an exceed'inly I know of no man better suited for the position' or' one to whom. I cap offer heartier'.congratulations." The above, remarks were made yes- j terdav afternoon by Mr. Magrath, M. the crime ano: began a search for him. His body was found- 300 'yards from tian requirements'' "which are estimat- the house covered with leaves. He ed at .Foreign exchanges had been shot- through the 'head. -Mrs. the mark'is threatened'lice suspected the husband of with a further -depletion-this week, and Egyp- ILS. TARIFF -1 ON CREAM have been steadily against London, Van Rover was shot three times and particularly -'BefiinV where -gold is {'her sister six times. badly needed and %here the next ar- rival of the 'metal Tvoiild probably Five hundred dollars in cash and a diamond ring that had been in the have gone- but for the- imposition, of the' 5 per -dent. rate. It is known _ _ j that requirements from- other centres here with a stranger. police be-, Van Royer "home are Royer is said to have been Van seen soon reduce the reserve to oe- unless the new rate market sees in C14 vj P for "Lethbridge, previous to' Ms goW 'aboard the 'south-bound today's raise, a general warning ag- ainst speculative operations and the stepping train. Mr. Magratb is on his way home from the: east, and hurried through to Lethbridge to officiate as chairman at a-'lecture to-be given there by Wil- liam Jennings Bryan today. Calgary The Albertan says: Mr. W. A..Bu- chanan, .the member for Lethbridge, is newspaper. younR man in the province ofc Alberta. He has been very successful in his-pro i-'ss.on gnd has. organized in South r.i A'.bert'a-, one of the; best- newsp." i.-.La.e..western provinces. He has ox- ce'jcnt business ability, tact, an'.1 It is tc 'when .he becomes Av'.'U iii'UEKttt the, province, he v ns one of the strong ministers of Al- berta, The Calgary Herald thus approves: Mr. Buchanan is a man respected and liked by all who meet him. He may have political opponents but he has no enemies. In his newspaper rela- tions he is generous, and yet a ylieve that the man learned that'Van "Royer had money at home, was ac- compa nying him to his house, corn- .mitted the murders. announcement was followed, -by a -drop in prices. Sad Deatht Vincent W. only 'a week" Dooley is ago today dt-ad. that It is Mrs. CANADIAN BRIEFS Ottawa, Oct. Wilfrid' Laur- ;ier: left tonight for Beamsvill-e, Ont., ;to attend -the wedding of 'Senator daughter. Toronto Friday, Hon. A. B: Ayles- 1 worth left for Toronto tonight. V Ottawa, Ont., Oct. invita- tion' has been extended by t the Na- Association of of the Canadian Unexpectedly Advantageous To Dairying 4 Indnstry with a very large ai There are between a hundred and League in the basement of the Meth- odist church, Mr. Bryan was intro- duced to the members of the club- and of the rapid He had heard, much growth of this country and fast its remarkable .development so that a man no sooner started visiting friends in a few fitting words iin -than he became lost hi the wheat, by the .Rev. S. Cbivers. He wasjjje Avas particularly interested :-n the greeted with prolonged .applause asicouutry as a place where irrigation" he rose- from his chair with that char- j eaters into the question of fanning, act-eristic easy manner and of which ho considered, (a ing smile on his face. [fascinating thing. Water assumes a. He remarked, that he appreciated Different value here than that placed the honor that had been his for the' by the man who-knows nothing privilege of addressing the.Canadian Club and meeting .the people of the city in this social'way. Jle had spok- en at many Canadian Clubs and had naught but pleasant recollections of those occasions. He had .been so hospitably wel- comed in this country: that if his views had not been broad and international in their before they could not help but- be on that account. Like the young man' in the story he told on it of it twenty-five and a hundred and fifty teachers in attendance from all over the southern part of the province.- The first half hour was employed in the 'registration and reception of the Revv J.-S. Cbivers opened the ses- sion Mayor-Hen- derson in a few words extended a welcome- to the teachers and' told them .that -while 'in Lethbridge the best was none too good for them-. All .they had-to' do was lo say what they wanted. J. H. Fleetwood, 'the chairman oi: the school board in his address gave some suggestions of importance: to the He thought tihat at- tendance at .teachers' should be compulsory and would go 'farther than-the-department and have school boards furnish the- teachers' e'xpenses in- attending convention. Needless- to say, the suggestion met with the approval of the teachers present'; The Rev. A. M. Gordon followed to some'length with many amusing rem- iniscenses of his school days and hu- mourously described the points of in- terest in the city including the stand- pipes, boulevards, brewery, mines, etc. He referred them to Mr. Ham- ilton for information on the boulevard question.. The president of the association, W. A. Hamilton, also in wel- KOOTENAY FRANK UP FOR MURDER Nelson, B. C., Oct. The Grand Jury at assize today made preseatment to Chief Justice Hunter- 'and were -discharged. They visited the provincial jail and made a favorable report. Their recommen- dation for the substitution .of iron for cells in place of wop4 was accepted. Kootenay Fr-ank, an Indian aged 48 placed -on trial this morning at the assizes 'and charged with murdering Antoine, another Indian at Grassy Point, Lower Arrow Lakes, in Au- gust-'. The full issue of the Nelson Tramr way .Company stock of has been oversubscribed, locally. The Nelson Street .railway will shortly be in operation. The. close down was caused by the construction except what he sees at politi- cal conventions He statr ed -that The Highest .Tribute that could be paid to any country he would pay to Canada in that it was the only country that could drag ia man out of the United States and keep him there permanently. There were many other places where Ameri- cans were to be found but in .every, other country but this they have, told him how soon they hope to get back to States again. Only-in has he found the settlers -from. the States casting in their lot with-, tfce people among whom they have .gone for good'. The reason for that was clear. It was practically impossible to distinguish Canada and-the Unit- ed States or the pe'pple of these eoim- tries. The, only tbijig he observed, in the meetings here- from across ttuft line was the National, and even the air of -that was It was providential he believed thai the people of .the United States had adopted that "air so as to make the people familiar with it who expected to come here. God and ..Justice God .'had placed "us as' neighbors. We cannot separate our lands: They must ever be contiguous and ae the Father has made us neighbors., jus- tice will keep us friends, Young Man's Country This was a young man's country here with: the jife and; -wealth c-f am- bition and energy of- the' young The'.association under .whose auspices- of- cars over a year ago. The ctty supplies free -power from the civic power plant at Bonnington. v Ottawa, Oct. A. Ruddick, Dominion Dairy, Commissioner, -calls j coming the visitors. MURDER TO FORGERY j Watertown, N. Y., Oct. Attorney Pitcher stated today that in all probability James D. Farmer, whose judgment of conviction for complicity in the murder of Sarah Brennan, was reversed by -the "Court he; was lecturing -here an ciation' that gives special -attention to :the needs..of young men. The Yi M. C. A. has for its object the help1- ing, strengthening and improving of. young men. He wished to place em- phasis on that moral development died at Calgary and this af- ternoon at two o'clock Mr. Dobley passed away. He came down On Sat- trrday with the body of his wife which was to be buried here. He stayed at, J. H. Fleetwood's during! his illness. j The deceased was born in England] but lived in Lethbridge for about fifteen, years in the employ of the A. R. I. Co., and of the Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Co. For the last couple years he has been in business in Calgary. He was very, highly res- tkmal Horse Show America to officers SVfilitia to compete at the meeting to be held in New York from November 8 to'13. L good fighter, he is genial, and strong. In personal character kindly yet thoughtful His political principles P scted are based on sincere conviction and his moral attitude toward public questions is good. He will be a tse- ful minister both for his party and for the public. .To Dig Up Surpluses The News says: Also we hive it that, the .provincial treasurer's port- folio will be filled by Hon. W. A. Bu- of .Lethbridge. This will give a cabinet position to the south of the province and will put a first fession and has organized in Southern public and -was a good citizen. In life he was honored by his fellow citizens by election to the Board of which he was a mem- ber for two years. He .was at one time warden of St. Augustin's church. Two children, Ernest V. and Con- stance, mourn the severe of both parents. BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits were taken out this P. North, addition to dwelling on Torrance Ave., for and D. H. Ramsay a -dwelling on 'Brunton St. for Second Attempt To Suicide attention an unexpected advantage accruing to as' a result of the-adoption" of the new tar- iff in the -United States. Under the ol'd "tariff :t'he' duty on cream was five cents per pound and under the aew iiiriff it is five cents'per gallon. The -to h'ave'ibeeiti'a. cler ical error, but the effect of it is to send" a large quantity of Canadian cream across the border. The Unit- ed States: duty, on butter ds six cents per pound, but By shipping -a very rich cream, the duty will figure out at about" cents rper pound for but- ter. Some or fifteen cream- eries -have already -begun to. ship their whole output of cream, which nets the patrons about 21 cents per pound of fat. Papers by Miss Elder on Art ia the Public School and by Mr, Brownlee on Reading were read. papers will bw reported in tomorrow's is- j of- Appeals yesterday, would not be again placed in jeopardy on the mur- dejr .charge. He -will tried for forgery in connection, with sue. the deed, transferring property to him. the Brennan NORTH WARD NOTES Messrs. Go wan and G-erhold1 are building a new ulaeksmithshop on Nan-ton St., North Ward. BuiWing be 20 x 24 and theee gentlemen expect to be prepared to do all kinds of blacksmithing about Nov. 1st. A typical bunch of Gypsies. passed up Westminster Road soliciting an i opportunity to. look into the future a consideration. George Wells, the convicted abduc- tor and thief made a second attempt at suicide Barracks yesterday. This time he 'used his, shoe laces- as" weapons of .destruction. He .was sav- ed before he had great harm. He openly states that he will not serve his sentence. JURY DISAGREED Toronto, Oct. being out since 6.30 last night, the jury in the sessions court this morning reported that they could not agree on a ;r-ordict in of Herbert Hood, charged with stealing fares from the Toronto Street Railway. Hood consequently will have a new trial. SENTENCED Quebec, Oct. Kennedy, found guilty of bigamy, was-sentenc- ed, to two yeare' DOUGLAS BYV-- ACCLAMATION Wetaskiwin, Oct. inations for the vacancy in the Strathcona federal riding -were (held here this' afternoon from 12 till 2 o'clock by the returning officer, E. J. Mont-. gomery. The only nomination -.WAS that of James M. Douglas, of Strathcona, and he vras con- sequently declared vekcted as- the federal representative of the constituency. Big Business At Postoff ice Monday, 18th, was the bus- iest day that the clerks of the Leth- bridge post office ever had. 172 mo- ney orders totalling were issued and brought a total commis- sion The city post office paid 37 money orders, totalling for Canada, and from British and foreign countries. Savings Bank Deposits received- totalled There was also a heavy registered niail. 129 registered letters -were re- ceived for despatch and 190 registered letters were -delivered while 70 Teg- through this dflice to and'from other istered letters and parcels pasted offices. An Old Man To Be Hanged Edmonton, Oct. he had broken down and confessed, the death .sentence was pronounced this morn- ing, on the little old Austrian Henrika Zeybihley, who was convicted of murdering .his wife by battering her down with an axe at the home of his son near Mundare on September 12, to be executed December 21. The jury was out thirty minutes. The sensa- tional feature of tho day's hearing was the appt-araiicc in the witness box of the accused who after relat- ing part of his story broke down and with streaming tears and his decrepit feeble and bent-up old body convuls- ed with sobs, told of striking his wife several times with an 'axe. He is between 70 and 80 years of age and can neither read nor write. which the Y. M. .C. A. has in In the rush for, money and the.. en- thusiasm of prosperity we are apt .to underestimate the importance of tie, moral element.. He would not igpojre the material basis nec- essary to build a great and perman- ent nation, but those things that jye coin into money are the smaller of life. There is something more than, food and raiment and the coiafprts of the home. These things are only. means to an end. The end .is .the development of manhood and hood, the building of a .civilization depending on a moral elevation. Buckle, the great historian in his definition of civilization had neglect- ed the moral element and sought. to justify the omission but he .believed that the great historian was in-erjar. The moral element was absolutely .ne- cessary in civilization. Moral decay had always, preceded political down- fall and. the permanent and lasting greatness of any nation had had A Moral Basis. These. institutions that build up the moral character of the young rotjc are -essential features in our civiliza- tion. It takes more soil and adequate means of WILL DESPATCH TRAINS BY TELEPHONE Los Angeles, Oct. an- nouncement made here yesterday that the telephone is to supplant the telegraph in train dispatching over the entire Santa Fe system. Authority was granted yesterday .for the equip- ment of the Albuquerque and Arizona divisions with telephones and the work will be commenced at once. 'These two divisions total 887 miles. fertile trans- portation to make a prosperous coun- try. He had seen-uncultivated .des-> sorts in that condition simply be- cause the government did not protect the citizens of that place. Here was shown the lack of recognition of the moral element. If a country will' reach its highest development and prosperity materially there must be a recognition of moral law. The Y. M. C. A. is attempting to build up that moral element. He was a believer in the school, he stated. If he knew that his 3oa would be engaged 'only in physical manual labor during his life Tie would (Continued on Paft Four.) ;